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Dec 4, 2011 9:00am EST
on the middle east and the gulf, and has taught at universities in ethiopia, egypt, and south africa. it is good to sit and talk with you once again. in a very broad strokes of the brush, what is happening in the arab world? >> everything is in motion at the same time. i think it has become unpredictable and most countries. egypt is entering the most difficult part of the transition. mumbarak was ousted fairly painlessly, and now they have to deal with the future. there are plenty of civilian parties that look like to make sure that does not happen. tunisia and morocco are doing well. they have had elections. in both cases an islamic party has the majority of the ovote, but i think these are very moderate organizations. i do not think it will be a major crisis. they have to form a coalition government so there will be a compromise. libya is barely starting the process of reconstruction. the country is still dealing with the militia. that is the situation right now. syria is entering the state of civil war. government does not want to surrender, but is quite clear it is not going to go forward ei
Comedy Central
Nov 30, 2011 11:00pm PST
are bombing them. one of those such countries, egypt, just had an historical election. it's the subject of tonight's indecision coverage. ♪ [ laughter ] wow. [ laughter ] a pharaoh reference and a mummy reference. that is the extent of our knowledge of egypt sadly. anyway, so just eight short months after the historic uprising that ousted hosni miew backar, the dictator, the egyptians began free open elections on monday. besides the logistical and safety challenges of the vote, the egyptian election presented other lesser known issues. >> a lot of egyptians can't read or write. how are they going to vote in a symbol instead. >> it's like a soccer ball or viking ship. >> these parties, you can vote for a tank. up here there's a pair of sunglasses. there's a pyramid, a rocket over here. [ laughter ] >> jon: i don't want to look down my nose at this but in what universe does tank lose to sunglasses? [ laughter ] seriously, if i'm tank i'm like i will (bleep) crush you. you're sunglasses. who is choosing? look, egypt, i know you are knew to this, you want a sophisticated democracy you can
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2011 7:00am EST
that the soviet union had made an arms deal with egypt. ike knew this would open a new chapter in the cold war and ike and dulles agreed he should send a message to the soviet premier but the president wanted to think about it overnight. he told the los he would call him the following morning. that phone call was never made. ike went back to golf where his game deteriorated. as the day wore on the president experienced growing discomfort. he declined his usual evening drink, had little appetite for dinner and retired early. he said i have a paint in the lower part of my chest. since he had complained earlier about in digestion, he had milk of magnesia. at 2:54 mamie call the president's physician who rushed to the white house. schneider initially put out the word that this was the digestive upset but he knew it was a massive heart attack. he waited until midafternoon that day before transporting the president to the seventh army hospital. even then had ike walked to his car instead of calling an ambulance, if you want more detail of the mismanagement of this situation you got to read the book.
KTLN
Dec 2, 2011 7:30pm PST
.com. >> compassion.com is our website. >> regina, thank you for being us. >> absolutely. >>> christians in egypt turned out in droves for phase one of the election. 65 percent of the vote, there is an islamic election tsunami sweeping north africa and middle east. gary lane has more from tunist, tu indonesia. >> tu neegss are pleased that their revolution has inspired others throughout north africa and middle east. with up riseings in egypt and yemen and syria, the question is will it result in democracy or be something else. modern islamist one recent elections in morocco. secular itselves will have to wait to see if the new government is -- the best political party in egypt is expected to gain control in that north africa country. little has changed since the revolution that ousted hosni mubarak. the economy has gotten worse and many are struggling just to pay their bills. egypt's de facto leader, ma' mohammed totali. >> it is the same ruler since 1952. these guys are clueless of how to run the country on a daily basis. >> the army leadership wants to rule the country, but not govern it. >> da
Comedy Central
Dec 5, 2011 6:00pm PST
're sunglasses. who is choosing? look, egypt, i know you are knew to this, you want a sophisticated democracy you can't have your parties represented by a myriad of symbols with everything from guitars to assault weapons nobody will take your democracy seriously until you have just two. [ laughter ] [ applause ] now that makes sense. [ laughter ] still if nothing else the symbol based election approach has led to innovative attack ads. >> he says he knows what is best for egypt but are blender's priorities are mixed up? even viking ship agrees blender will sink our economy faster than a tooth brush administration. but soccer balls leadership will get things rolling again right towards the objective. i'm soccer ball and i approve this message. [cheers and applause] >> jon: yeah, yeah. i'm not impressed by any. i'm waiting for chris christie to get into the race. [ laughter ] [cheers and applause] [ laughter ] good looking sandwich. [ laughter ] despite the item yult in egypt monday's election was peaceful and inspiring. starting today egypt is now a functioning representative dem cinch the parliam
PBS
Dec 14, 2011 4:00pm PST
to be given by the winning bidders. >> after the revolution comes the rebuilding. for egypt, the latest stage of the political reconstruction got under way today with people casting their ballots in a poll being staggered around the country. so far, it is the muslim brotherhood has made the strongest showing, but the hardliners have been gaining a substantial share of the vote. >> as -- begins to phase democracy, it is the islamist parties who are on the move -- as egypt begins to face democracy. boating has moved to the delta. this area is a classic islamist stronghold -- voting has moved to the delta. the real battle here is between competing versions of islamism -- the old fashion or the new kids on the block. in their increasingly slick campaign, they stress their devotion to the fundamental tenets of islam. but they also want to show that the best part is to deliver health care. egypt's liberals might be horrified, but out here in the villages, we found that the message is selling well. the candidate tells us his appeal is less about the implementation of sharia law and more about the co
CNN
Dec 11, 2011 7:00am PST
% of the vote in egypt this week went to islamists. how worried should we be? >>> then, is shale gas the answer to all america's troubles, or at least to many of them? you've heard about fracking, what is it, is it safe? find out. >>> first, here's my take. president obama gave an important speech in kansas last week. whether you agree with all of it or not, he has begun a national conversation about the economy and the role of government. that's what this election should be about. and in presenting his view, obama shifted the economic conversation from deficits alone to the crucial issue of growth. after all, deficits matter because they could have a harmful effect on growth. so the question we should all ask is -- what would make this economy grow. what has stopped it from growing over the last few years, indeed over much of the last decade? one theory heard a lot these days is that the economy is burdened by excessive government regulation, interference, and taxes. cut them, the republican candidates all say, and the economy will be unleashed. it's a compelling picture, but the data simply d
PBS
Dec 16, 2011 11:00pm PST
'tant to say that anything equals anything else but remember egypt that initial outburst was largely middle cla. it was largely people who had work, even in a country with very, very high unemployment rates. russia has very high employment. russia is an older society than egypt. i don't expect a ta require square type scenario. but still, there are analogies to be made and they're very vivid. >> we conclude this evening with an appreciation of christopher hitchens who died in houon on thursday at age 62. jill abramson, tom friedman, david leonhardt, david remnick and an appreciation of christopher hitchens when we continue. funding for charlie rose was provided by the following: are are . >> from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose? >> 2011 has been a remarkable year. in the middle east and north africa wave of revolts toppled regimes in tunesia, and lib ya, in the europe the debt crisis intensified revealing deep cracks into the your pain project. in the united states a protracted debt talks and supercommittee sparked a crisis of confidence in washington. in foreign policy the d
PBS
Dec 14, 2011 2:30pm PST
how the drilling process turns out. after the revolution comes the rebuilding, and for egypt, the latest stage of political reconstruction got under way with people casting their ballots. so far, the muslim brotherhood has made the strongest showing, but the more hard-line have been gaining a substantial share of the vote. >> has egypt begins to taste of democracy, it is the islam parties on the move. they stepped up campaigning after their success in the first round of elections. allen has moved to the nile delta, territory for their blend of religion and politics. >> they expect a clean sweep of the seats. the real battle is between the old-fashioned the muslim brotherhood or the new kids on the block. in their increasingly slick campaign, based just the devotion to the fundamental tenets of islam. they're also the best party to deliver health care and other essential services. egypt's liberals might be horrified, but in the villages, we found that the message is selling well. the candidate says that his appeal is less about the implementation of law or the contrast of year
FOX News
Dec 5, 2011 3:00pm PST
of egypt is determined at the ballot box. report of tension between competing islamic parties in a runoff of first round parliamentary elections. chief intelligence correspondent says this came after they withdrawal the long-time support. >> in january, joe biden called egyptian president hosni mubarak a friend. >> mubarak has been an allyf ours. >> five months after the meeting with sharm el-sheikh and they swell tahrir square, secretary of state her hillary seemed to dodge the issue of mubarak's future. this does not lend ielf to easy answers. >> president obama stopped short of calling for america's long-time ally to step aside. >> the key question to ask himself is how do i leave a legacy behind in which egypt is able to get through this transformative period? >> the eventual dumping got attention of elected leaders and long-time allies in the region, the lack of a coherent policy was troubling. >> what i think the arab leaders are most concerned with is the schizophrenia of the situation throughout the egypt crisis. >> early election results show the muslim brotherhood secure a 37% o
CNN
Dec 24, 2011 10:00pm PST
begun. >> egypt's dictator for 30 years, and the growing crowd of protesters want him out. but mubar digs in and the once peaceful protest turned violent. >> this is an unmistakable show of military force. fighter jets flying low over cairo's square, liberation square, which has been a symbol of defiance. >> in arabic, it means go, go. >> fire flying through the air. the demonstrators say that's the army firing to warn them to stay away. >> forces target the unarmed protesters. journists also come under attack. >> i'm a little bit shaken because i got shoved out of the way there. this is just a completely surreal experience. okay. i'm being told, walk, walk. okay. >> i've been hit now, like, ten times. the egyptian soldiers are doing nothing. >> we'd like to be showing you instead of this picture, the strange image of us sitting on the floor in an undisclosed location. we'd like to show you live pucktures right now, but we can't do that because our cameras have systematically been taken down through threats, through intimidation. through actual physical attacks. >> 18 days of confron
KRON
Dec 18, 2011 11:00pm PST
on drunk drivers coming up and the violent clashes between police and protesters in egypt. we also have a video of full of accident that you have to see to believe and lindsay lohan in playboy. and >>vicki: the parking lot was packed at the powell street plaza. this was one of the busiest shopping days of the year. the authorities are well aware of the holiday hustle and they are cracking down on drunk drivers. coming up, we will show you how the raiders did. >>vicki: military combat in iraq has ended after nearly nine years. >> a lot of hugs, a cheer, joy and relief as soldiers pulled out of our rock. a historical moment there will never forget. an army official had one word to describe how he felt. one official says it is good to see hard work pay off. >> this has been and planning for more than a year. a tremendous amount of coordination and synchronization. >> i am concerned about our rapid withdrawal. we have sacrificed a lot of lives and soldiers injured. in the military has called this the final tactical from mark. >> of violent clashes between police and protesters in egypt as p
NBC
Dec 20, 2011 5:30pm PST
and where? >>> to the streets, women who have had enough abuse, staging a dramatic protest in egypt. >>> contagion, a deadly virus. a version of bird flu made in a lab. a scientist explains why he created it, while some fear it could fall into the wrong hands. >>> and "making a difference" for children halfway around the world. one woman's simple idea that took off beyond her wildest dreams. and what's happened since we first brought you her remarkable story. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. while tonight people are on the move and mall parking lots are full amid the stress of every day life in the week leading up to christmas, the nation's representatives are fighting, and are again deadlocked between parties and within parties. while it's important legislation on payroll taxes and unemployment benefits that will affect working americans. it's the business of washington, and it's the fight that is coming through loud and clear. the closer you get to the capitol, the louder it becomes. it's a full-on deadlock. it's where we b
PBS
Dec 19, 2011 2:30pm PST
will brain. and battling for the future of egypt. tonight, a journey to collect a small piece of american history before it is too late. >> in many cases, the post office is the embodiment of the community. without the post office, there is nothing to bind the people together. welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and elsewhere around the globe. the dear leader is dead. long live the dear leader's son. the only hereditary communist states, north korea. such is the paranoia and secrecy of the ruling elite that the death was only announced on monday. his son, kim jong un, has been named as the great successor. neighboring countries are on high alert amid fear of instability in the region. this report. >> this is the winner, a reclusive figure who ran the world's most secretive -- this is weird, reclusive figure who ran the world's most secretive society. his son will take over. the old leader died on saturday, and the news unleashed a storm of emotion, genuine or otherwise. in north korea, you have to mourn the leader, as noisily as possible, especially on camera. but if you are a member
CNN
Dec 24, 2011 5:00pm PST
simply won't be moved. most amazingly, early on in egypt, the largest population in the arab world. we asked reporters to tell us what they remember most about covering the stories. ben wedeman, what he had to say. >> 2011 has been a year of unrelenting news. here in cairo, the biggest news came on the 25th of january when we were told there would be another demonstration against hosni mubarak. we attended one at the tahrir square. it was relatively small. we headed back to the office. i started to write a script about that demonstration, then i got a phone call there was tear gas being fired in tahrir square. we jumped in a taxi, started to go there. we went over or rather under what is known as the six october bridge. by chance, i look behind me and i saw thousands and thousands of students coming down the bridge shouting down, down with the regime and heading to tahrir square. when i saw that, i realized, this regime is going down. >> ben wedeman joins me now, look with arwa damon, hala gorani and nic robertson. >> what was it about what was happening on that bridge that made you re
CNN
Dec 26, 2011 2:00am PST
mubarak? >> reporter: whose hosni mubarak has been egypt's dictate for for 30 years. a growing number of protesters want him out. mubarak digs in and the once peaceful protests turn violent. >> reporter: this is an unmistakable show of military force. this has been a symbol of de defian defiance. >> reporter: they're speaking in arabic, go, go. >> reporter: firefighting in the air. the demonstrators say that's the army firing to warn them to stay away. >> reporter: promubarak forces targeted the unarmed protesters. journalists come under attack. >> i was shoved out of the way. this is just a completely surreal experience. i'm being told, walk, walk. don't stay. okay. >> been hit now like ten times. the egyptian soldiers are -- >> reporter: we'd like to be showing you instead of this picture, we would like to be showing you live pictures of what's happening in liberation square right now. we can't do that because our cameras have systematically been taken down through threats, through intimidation, through actual physical attacks. >> reporter: 18 days of clashes end with mubarak steppi
CNN
Dec 25, 2011 4:00pm PST
should be egypt's dictator for 30 years, and the growing crowd of protesters want him out. but mubarak digs in, and the once-peaceful protests turn violent. >> oh, my god! >> this is an unmistakable show of military force. firefighter jets flying low over cairo's tahrir square, liberation square, which has been a symbol of defiance. >> what you're hearing them saying is in arabic it means, "go, go." >> the demonstrators say that's the army firing to warn them to stay away. >> reporter: pro-mubarak forces target the unarmed protesters. journalists also come under attack. >> i'm a little bit scared, because i got shoved out of the way there. this is just a completely surreal experience. okay, okay. i'm not -- okay. i'm being told, walk, walk. don't stay. oka okay. >> i've been hit now like ten times. the egyptian soldiers -- the egyptian soldiers are doing nothing. >> we'd like to be showing you, instead of this picture, the strange image of us sitting on the floor of an undisclosed location in dim lighting, we would like to be showing you pictures, live pictures of what's happening in l
CNN
Dec 25, 2011 8:00pm PST
mubarak? >> he should leave tonight. >> mubarak has been egypt's dictator for years. and the growing crowd of protesters want him out. mubarak digs in and the once peaceful protest turns violent. >> this is an unmistakable show of military force. fighter jets flying low over cairo's tahrir square, liberation square, a symbol of defiance. >> here what are you hearing them saying is go, go. >> tracer fireflying in the air. the demonstrators say that's the army firing to warn them to stay away. >> pro-mubarak forces target the unarmed protesters. journalists come under attack. >> i'm shaken. i was shoved out of the way there. this is completely surreal experience. okay. okay. i'm not -- okay, i'm being told to walk. walk. don't stay. okay. >> we have been hit now like ten times. the egyptian soldiers are doing nothing. >> we would like to be showing you instead of this picture, this strange picture of us sitting on the floor, we would like to be showing you live pictures of what's happening in lib reag square right now because we can't do that. the cameras have been taken down through threats
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2011 6:30pm EST
-- turkey, egypt, and jordan. he talked about the consequences of iran developing a nuclear weapon. this brookings institution of event is 55 minutes. >> this is appropriately labeled "a strategic challenges in the middle east." we have convened members to discuss the most urgent challenge is facing the united states and israel in the middle east. revolution is sweeping arab autocrats once thought on movable. gaddafi is out. passat is -- assad is growing. can it be kings and shakes of all -- avoid a similar fate? for how long can israel sustain the occupation? so many questions that don't have any answers yet. therefore, we look forward to two days of intense and candid conversations about the state of affairs intimate -- in the middle east. and what israel and the united states can and should do about it. i want to express my gratitude to the brookings institute and all of the hard-working staff at the sorbonne center for continuing to make this possible. "please give them a round of applause. \ [applause] tonight, we will hear from two people with a wealth of personal of an exper
CNN
Dec 4, 2011 11:30am PST
differently. >>> overseas today, israeli leaders are concerned about how the historic election in egypt is taking shape. early results from the first round of voting for egypt's parliament show strong support for moderate and hardline islamist parties. israeli officials call the results disturbing. it's the first democratic exercise in egypt since the ouster of long-time president hosni mubarak. >>> bomb squads today managed to diffuse two enormous bombs discovered in a river in germany. the bombs dated back to world war ii. nearly half of the residents of one city evacuated for safety reasons while the bombs were diffused. >>> the syrian government is preventing protesters from contacting the outside world. that's the reason most of the images you see from the uprising there come from unofficial sources like amateur video and social media sites. but activists are occasionally getting around those government blocks because of help from the united states. here's cnn's ivan watson. >> reporter: a phone call from syria. 4 opposition activist is calling via skype via holmes. do you feel saf
PBS
Dec 27, 2011 6:00pm PST
a threat to the image of the country. women's rights are taking center stage in egypt after a court has forbidden the use of so-called virginity tests on female prisoners. protesters appeared outside the state council to support one woman's lawsuit, demanding that the practice be banned. human rights watch says seven women were subjected to the test earlier this year. the ruling comes a week after the egyptian public was outraged by video of soldiers beating and stripping a female protester. in russia, the growing discontent with the governor is becoming -- with the government is becoming ever clearer. tens of thousands of protesters rallied across the country on christmas eve. tuesday, finally an answer from russia's leadership. prime minister putin made his first public appearance since the demonstrations and accused protesters of trying to create chaos. >> russia's prime minister, slide by political supporters -- they at least have no doubts about russia's otherwise controversial parliamentary election. putin is back on the offensive, rejecting calls to rerun december's elections and
KCSMMHZ
Dec 2, 2011 2:30pm PST
asian financial crisis taught beijing how important the reserves are to the nation. >> egypt's electoral commission has turned in the first results of voting with 67%. the commission did not announce the results of the paul. it is the first democratic election in egypt in 60 years. observers expect islamist parties to do well, especially the muslim brotherhood that was banned under the mubarak regime. all right, for more now, let's go live to cairo where our correspondent is standing by. kristin, we did not get any official results to talk about. what does this first phase of voting tell us about egypt? >> the election was a crowded race. we have learned that most of the individual candidate races have gone to a runoff, which will take place next week. the unofficial results show the islamist parties are doing well. this is the result of the candidates that also shows these islamist parties are going to do very well in the runoffs. the candidates are likely to win. >> what is this going to mean for those segments of society, and also the political spectrum in egypt, that are not connecte
PBS
Dec 20, 2011 12:30am PST
clashes in egypt. the united states condemns the treatment of a fema protester. >> sectarian tensions rise in iraq as an arrest warrant is issued for the highest ranks in the official. the imf has received billions of dollars in the latest attempt to try to build of the eurozone. -- bail out the eurozone. >> it is noon in singapore. >> it is 4:00 a.m. in london. welcome to "newsday." >> the united states, japan, and south korea are considering holding talks on the situation in north korea after the death of kim jong il. the chinese president went to the north korean embassy in beijing. china has been no. correa's closest ally, and a visit underlines that support. john simpson reports. >> this is the weird, reclusive figure who ran the world's most secretive country, and did it as though it was his own private playground. looking on was his son, kim jong un, who is around 28. no one knows for sure. he will take over. the old leader died on saturday, but state television only announced it today. the news unleashed a storm of emotion, genuine or otherwise. in north korea, you have to mourn th
PBS
Dec 19, 2011 4:00pm PST
female protester in egypt. this happened during deadly clashes that continue to rage for a fourth day. you should be warned that this report contains some very disturbing images. >> a fully veiled woman being viciously beaten and virtually stripped by a group of soldiers. the video is much worse. first they beat her, kicking her in the head. then they expos her bare flesh. that's a most vicious -- then a most viciuos kick to the chest. it is difficult to watch. especially in this most conservative of muslim countries. somebody tries to help. today, the spot where the beating took place. we are here to demand justice. the army is supposed to protect us, not kill us. there was another funeral in tahrir square. another young martyr in egypt's revolution. in the spring, many of these same people were hailing the military as heroes for helping them bring down the mubarak regime. the mood has completely changed. these people now loath the egyptian military and accuse it of stealing the revolution. the military jintao tried -- junta try to explain the crackdown. >> it is the military's job t
PBS
Dec 21, 2011 4:00pm PST
and other women have been subjected to the violence. we deserve civilian leadership in egypt. i think the majority of egyptians don't need to be out on the streets for the revolution to succeed. the majorities don't form revolutions, it is the majority that -- the minority that makes them succeed. the military is doing a terrible job of acting as a caretaker of the revolution. >> do you remain optimistic about what is going on in egypt? >> absolutely. i am forever optimistic about what is going on in egypt. if you remember in 2005 when demonstrations began wholeheartedly in egypt, there was only about 200. now we have a full-fledged revolution. we have demonstrations as the military and anyone who hijacked a revolution. >> thank you for joining us. >> thank you. >> it has been less than a week since the last u.s. troops left iraq and already they are facing political issues. the prime minister has demanded that the vice-president is handed over for rest. prime minister nouri maliki is from the shia majority and tariq al-hashemi is from the suny minority. the divisions that have cost s
PBS
Dec 29, 2011 4:00pm PST
that terminology is. there is unhappiness in some quarters of egypt with what they perceive as perhaps meddling in their political system. this is a larger issue and they are addressing it unfortunately like ours.ngo's >> there is no way that you could have been scammed and the money that you think you are using has come from the wrong place. >> this has come from the u.s. agency for international development and the department of state. this is very clear and typical funding of organizations and ngo's like ourselves. this is very much about each of trying to negotiate with the international community. they are attempting to negotiate how foreign aid is spent in egypt. >> if one just dips into what was going on over the past couple of weeks, it looks like the people that now run egypt are behaving a lot like the people that used to run egypt. is that your experience? >> i would not have said that until today. they have taken great pains. we actually have had very good relationships. we have sent observer delegations to the first two rounds of elections. today, i hesitate to say it is unpreceden
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